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Online Learning- Technical Requirements

Online Learning Support

Web Browsers

Other Software


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To successfully complete an online class, you must have access to a computer (PC or Mac) with high speed Internet connection (wired is highly recommended). Currently online courses at Salisbury University utilizes MyClasses Canvas to deliver course content, complete course activities (including exams), and to communicate with the course professor as well as other students in the course.

Web Browsers

The last two versions of every browser are supported. However, we recommend the most recent version. It's a good idea to have more than one browser installed on your personal computer. Common problems you might experience online can be resolved by switching browsers.
Download Chrome
Download Internet Explorer
Download Safari
Download Firefox

Required components:

For more information, review the recommended computer requirements and supported browsers for MyClasses Canvas.

Other Software

Respondus Lockdown Browser

Respondus LockDown Browser:Your instructor might require the use of Respondus LockDown Browser when taking an assessment (Quizzes, Tests, and Exams), you will not be able to take the assessment with a standard browser.
Download and install LockDown Browser for Salisbury University Users. 
For more information visit the Respondus Lockdown Browser web page.

Microsoft and Adobe Software:

Other software might be required for completing and submitting course-related work as well as accessing course materials, such as Microsoft Office Suite and in some cases Adobe products.

Academic discounts for Microsoft and Adobe products are available through the Help desk. 


The following FREE plug-ins are required for the functionality of many of the MyClasses features and tools, without these plug-in some of MyClasses features will not function:

Download Java The latest version of Java is required and can be downloaded at Adobe Reader Adobe Reader - Download
Adobe Flash Player Adobe Flash Player - Download Microsoft Silverlight  Microsoft Silverlight (for use with Panopto recordings) - Download.
Adobe Shockwave Player Adobe Shockwave Player - Download QuickTime Player QuickTime Player - Download
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